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News Scan: New drone bill would help industry take off; Data breaches at large firms follow patterns; More

The top news stories for May 13, 2015.

Computer vision technology expected to soar, reach $33.3B by 2019

According to a new report from Tractica, a market intelligence firm, the market for computer vision technologies will grow from $5.7 billion in 2014 to $33.3 billion by 2019. The analysts forecast that the consumer segment will experience the highest growth rate, followed by the robotics and machine vision segment.

News Scan: Court to decide website responsibility for false personal info; IBM claims advances toward quantum computer; More

The top news stories for April 29, 2015.

Bug bounty programs work for the giants but pose problems for others

While bug bounty programs work for the likes of Google and Facebook, such programs aren't easy to implement. Experts weighed in with advice about how to best run a bug bounty program.   

Spotlight: You're already using IPv6

Even if you haven't switched your networking architecture over to IPv6 yet, chances are you're already using it elsewhere.

Spotlight: Facebook's Parse launches service to build IoT apps

Facebook's Parse platform-as-a-service unveiled Wednesday new products, including Parse for Internet of Things that enables developers to build apps for IoT devices such as garage door opners, smart batteries, thermostats, and security cameras.

Facebook wants to host your news site's content

Facebook wants to get into the news business, but not directly. 

Facebook open sources ATC tool to test mobile app performance on slow networks

Facebook has decided to open source its internal effort to simulate mobile app performance on slow network connections.

Bare-metal switches to account for quarter of data center switching ports by 2019

There's still the argument out there that open networking equipment is only for web- and hyper-scale companies. But those focused on arguing the unimportance of bare-metal switches and the likes of the Open Compute Project may be in for a shock in the next few years.

Apple reportedly orders white-box servers in data center refresh

A new report claims that Apple has placed orders with white-box server makers to refresh the hardware in its existing data centers, and for use in new data centers.